There are many festivals organized in Thailand around this day. These include the illuminated boats procession in Nakhon Phanom, the Naga Fireballs festival in Nong Khai, the wax castles festival in Sakon Nakhon, Samut Prakan Rap Bua Festival... The next day, Tak Bat Dewo, grand offering to the monks ceremonies take place. The most famous one is in Uthai Thani.
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Location : All around Thailand
With a lot of traditions, festivals in Thailand are numerous and some are worldwide famous. Loy Krathong sometimes also called the Festival of Lights is held in November and was elected second best festival in the world. It must be said that this is the most photogenic festival in Thailand.
The main events of the Buddhist calendar but also the anniversaries of the King and Queen of Thailand and other days related to the History of the country are holidays in Thailand. If banks and administrations are generally closed those days, transport, shops and restaurants operate normally.